Pūkaha Mount Bruce National Wildlife Centre: all that’s great and native in the avian category

Right regular Kiwi bloke’s name, Bruce, and this amazing wildlife centre is filled with the most Kiwi of creatures, especially...

Castlepoint Scenic Reserve: the views, the views, the views

What a stretch of coast! It looks like it should be wild and woolly – and it can be in...

Kāpiti Island Nature Reserve: an accessible island sanctuary

‘We’ll pitch our tent/on Kāpiti Rock,’ sang one of this country’s finest singing sons, mariner and musician Andrew Fagan.

Zealandia: the world’s first fully-fenced urban ecosanctuary

Zealandia, formerly known as the Karori Wildlife Sanctuary, packs an awful lot into a relatively small (less than 2.6 square...

Kayaking the Abel Tasman: sheltered coves, crystal streams and exquisite beaches

The sand is a colour you simply have never seen before. The water is so blue it doesn’t actually look real.

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Aoraki Mount Cook National Park: the iconic peak that is the snapshot of the south

Aoraki Mount Cook is the symbolic, iconic, singular peak that snapshots the south in no uncertain terms.

Stewart Island Rakiura: a world away

New Zealand’s third largest island, Stewart Island is a unique, curious place that is well worth a visit.

Ōamaru’s Victorian Precinct: the capital of all things steampunk

Slightly eccentric, Ōamaru, one of those not-as-it-first-seems places.

Rob Roy Glacier Track: glaciers, waterfalls and thieving parrots

Mate. Mayyyyyyyyyyyte! The drive there, to the slightly preposterous-sounding Raspberry Creek Car Park, is almost as energy-sapping as the walk...

The wondrous wildlife of Otago Peninsula

‘The most accessible wildlife in the South Island’ is the catch-cry here.

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